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Foreground launches as a new company combining ShootProof, Collage Acquisitions News 

Foreground launches as a new company combining ShootProof, Collage

Foreground is a new company formed by the combination of Shootproof, the pro photography productivity solution, and Collage, the photo-printing and gifting site. According to the press release, the Foreground “enters into the nearly $4 billion consumer and professional photography industry, as an exciting new player that brings together industry veterans and technology leaders in the ‘age of the creator.'”... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Dec. 12 Events News People on the Move Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Dec. 12

  Pro Photography Lifetouch reducing staff by 100 at Ontario, Ohio church directory plant  Lifetouch notified the State of Ohio the company will reduce permanently reduce staff by 100 persons by February 2021, at its Ontario, Ohio facility. The Shutterfly Lifetouch Church Business operations were severely impacted by COVID-19, the company said in a letter to the Ohio Department of Jobs... Read More
ShootProof named to Deloitte’s 2020 Fast 500 list News 

ShootProof named to Deloitte’s 2020 Fast 500 list

ShootProof announced the company was recognized in Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America. Companies are selected based on the percentage of fiscal year revenue growth for three years and must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in... Read More
ShootProof names John Parks as chief information officer News 

ShootProof names John Parks as chief information officer

ShootProof announced the appointment of John Parks as its Chief Information Officer, bringing deep expertise in IT strategy, product development, infrastructure services, technology assessment, and program implementation. “I’m thrilled to join a team that has such a laser focus on empowering photographers to build successful, sustainable businesses,” said Parks. “I look forward to guiding the product and engineering teams at... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Oct. 31 News People on the Move 

Industry Notes for the week of Oct. 31

  Retail News 8 legacy retailers that wound up in bankruptcy this year These companies made it through world wars, social upheaval and depressions, but met their undoing in a year defined by a pandemic, according to RetailDive. People on the Move EyeEm founder Florian Meissner leaves the company Floridan Meissner, co-founder of Germany based photo sharing site EyeEm, announced his departure... Read More
ShootProof moves its staff to a work from anywhere model News 

ShootProof moves its staff to a work from anywhere model

Gallery software provider ShootProof announced a distributed, flexible work model. The work-from-anywhere model removes traditional workplace requirements, empowering team members to work wherever they are most effective. “Our employees have inspired me as we have adapted tremendously since becoming a distributed, virtual team,” said Steve Marshall, CEO. “We are gaining momentum, and team members are finding creative ways to prioritize... Read More
ShootProof names Tom McDermott as CFO People on the Move 

ShootProof names Tom McDermott as CFO

ShootProof announced the appointment of Tom McDermott as its CFO. McDermott brings financial and sales operational expertise with two decades of experience in software and payments, and proven executive leadership. “ShootProof is building a powerful, flexible ecosystem for photographers to create successful, sustainable businesses and it is an honor to help creative business owners achieve their dreams,” said McDermott. “This... Read More
Imagely announces Nathan Signh is CEO, merges with Envira Gallery People on the Move 

Imagely announces Nathan Signh is CEO, merges with Envira Gallery

Imagely, a leading provider of WordPress products and services for photographers, announced seasoned investor and entrepreneur Nathan Singh as the new owner and CEO. Singh brings substantial knowledge of the WordPress gallery plugin market and a deep appreciation for photography and photographers. His technical background includes work as a software engineer at Boeing, as well as the founding and building... Read More
ShootProof launches new community for photographers News 

ShootProof launches new community for photographers

ShootProof launched an online community for photographers to hosting relevant conversations about photography and running a small business. The ShootProof Community will also serve as a central hub for photographers to find practical resources they can use immediately to support and sustain their business as they navigate the fallout from COVID-19, the company said. “When so much seems uncertain, we... Read More
ShootProof names Stephen Marshall as CEO People on the Move 

ShootProof names Stephen Marshall as CEO

Atlanta’s ShootProof, a global leader in software, e-commerce, education, and productivity solutions for professional and semi-professional photographers, appointed Stephen Marshall as chief executive officer. Marshall brings more than two decades of proven executive leadership in high-growth technology and SaaS companies. Previously Marshall was a founding partner at Deep Fractal, an advisory firm, working with technology companies spanning digital marketing, healthcare,... Read More
ShootProof names Rachael Pollard as vice president, People and Culture People on the Move 

ShootProof names Rachael Pollard as vice president, People and Culture

Atlanta’s ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and services for professional and semi-professional photographers, today announced the hiring of Rachael Pollard as vice president, People and Culture. Pollard brings more than 25 years of HR experience to the role where she will guide talent development, recruiting, and culture amidst rapid growth. “ShootProof’s people and culture drive its... Read More
ShootProofs adds exec James Scott to key customer support role People on the Move 

ShootProofs adds exec James Scott to key customer support role

Atlanta’s ShootProof, a provider of online gallery software and services for professional and semi-professional photographers, hired James Scott as vice president, customer success. Scott will lead the customer success and customer support teams. The company said Scott is a seasoned executive with a track record of serving high-growth SaaS companies, joining ShootProof from SuccessHacker, where he served as General Partner.... Read More
ShootProof announces acquisition of Cole’s Classroom News Press releases 

ShootProof announces acquisition of Cole’s Classroom

Global leader in online gallery software expands value proposition with addition of fast-growing online photography education platform ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, today announced the acquisition of Cole’s Classroom, an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world. This is the second... Read More
Iris Works has rebranded to offer business-management system to all creatives News Press releases 

Iris Works has rebranded to offer business-management system to all creatives

Iris Works, an Indianapolis, Indiana, business-management system servicing photographers, recently announced a rebrand to reflect the company’s evolution in the software space. The rebrand includes a full redesign of the company logo, online presence, graphics, communications and the user experience of the application itself. The new brand brings a sharp visual identity to Iris, characterizing the brand as an innovative,... Read More
ShootProof announces acquisition of market-leading studio management provider Táve Feature News Press releases 

ShootProof announces acquisition of market-leading studio management provider Táve

Global leader in online gallery software adds robust business management capabilities to provide comprehensive solution for photographers ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, today announced the acquisition of Táve, a SaaS company offering one of the most advanced and customizable platforms for managing creative event-based businesses. With the addition... Read More